Uppercut — California Is A Place

This short video about a Silicon Valley “Fight Club” by the fine storytellers at “California Is A Place” is a remarkable piece of film making. Some of the code jockeys in Silicon Valley digital sweatshops release their frustrations by regularly getting together to pummel each other.

Uppercut from California is a place. on Vimeo.

One of the filmmakers, Drea Cooper, used to live downstairs from me. He’s a fine cinematographer, as is evident in this work. What blew me away, though, was the inventive use of sound and how crisp it was.

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